Dane's 2021-2022 season sees his return to Opera Memphis as the tortured Canio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. He makes a return to Opera in the Heights to debut the title role of Manrico in Verdi's Il trovatore, he will debut Verdi's Messa da Requiem as a guest soloist at his alma mater Butler University, he debuts New Jersey Festival Orchestra for The Three Tenors Holiday Concert, he returns to Maryland Opera for a livestreamed concert, he reprises Scalia in Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg with Penn Square Music Festival and Opera in the Heights, makes two house debuts as Rodolfo (Newport Classical and Opera Birmingham), reprises Lensky in Eugene Onegin with Opera in the Heights, and makes a role and house debut as Pollione in Norma with Festival Opera. Dane was also featured in concert with his wife for Il Cenacolo Club of San Francisco in August.


Photo credit:Gary Payne


Antonin Scalia // 

Opera in the Heights

June 2, 5, 2022
Holocaust Memorial Museum // Houston, TX

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Exhibit

Justice Antonin Scalia - Dane Suarez
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Sydney Anderson

Commentator - Tyler Putnam

Conductor - Eiki Isomura
Director - Josh Shaw

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Pollione // Norma

Festival Opera

July 8, 10, 2022
Lesher Center for the Arts // Walnut Creek, CA

Norma - Shana Blake Hill
Pollione - Dane Suarez
Adalgisa - Ashley Dixon
Oroveso - Kevin Thompson
Flavio - Marcus J. Paige
Clotilde - Lily Bogas

Conductor - Bryan Nies
Director - Mark Foehringer

Rodolfo // La bohème

Newport Classical

July 15, 2022
The Breakers Mansion // Newport, RI

Mimi - Shannon Jennings
Rodolfo - Dane Suarez
Marcello - Kenneth Stavert
Musetta - Emily Misch
Colline - Ryan Kuster
Schaunard - Johnathan McCullough
Benoit/Alcindoro - Emily Geller


Don José // Carmen

Festival Opera

Summer 2023
Lesher Center for the Arts // Walnut Creek, CA

***This 2020 production has been postponed to 2023 due to COVID-19

Carmen - Renée Rapier
Don José - Dane Suarez
Micäela - Hope Briggs
Escamillo - Zachary Gordin
Moralès/Dancaïro - 
Brian James Myer
Zuniga - Christopher Filipowicz
Frasquita - Lila Khazoum
Mercédès - Danielle Marcele Bond
El Remendado - Michael Dailey

Conductor - Bryan Nies
Director - Mark Foehringer